According to media reports, Canada has said it would speed up the processing of Express Entry applications, confirming that the majority of new applications will be processed within six months.
According to an ET report, this will begin after IRCC resumes Canada Express Entry invitations for Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), Canadian Experience Class (CEC), and Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP) candidates in early July.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions on immigration services, many people waited nearly two years to finalize their permanent residence applications. According to data shared by the Canadian government, Canada's immigration backlog surpassed 2.1 million across all lines of business in April.
Total number of Canada Immigration Candidates from India
Canada is one of the most popular destinations for Indians seeking employment or higher education. According to the first-quarter figures released by the Canadian government, Indians were the most common immigrant group to settle in Canada this year (January to March). The country welcomed
1 million migrant workers, including Indians, in the first three months of this year. Nearly 100,000 Indians will become permanent residents of Canada in 2021.
Apply for Canada Express Entry for your Canada PR
Express Entry is a permanent immigration program for those who want to migrate to Canada. It has a points system that refines the selection of qualified candidates according to the points. Every candidate is evaluated on various factors, including age, education level, work experience, language competence, adaptability, etc. Candidates with the highest scores are selected from the Express Entry pool.
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In Express Entry, there are three subclasses, i.e., Canadian Experience Class (CEC), Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), and Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP). Skilled workers must be eligible before applying for these programs.
Canadian Experience Class- The candidate must have a minimum of one year of Canadian work experience. Candidates who have demonstrated that they are already familiar with Canadian culture and have acquired the necessary skills are eligible to apply for this program.
FSWP - Skilled workers with professional and qualified work experience fall under NOC levels O, A, and B then only they can apply for this program.
FSTP - Skilled workers who are qualified in a skilled trade and have a valid job offer or a certificate of qualification are eligible for FSTP.
The number of job vacancies increased in Canada
Canada has implemented new policies to address the country's labor shortage. "As Canada continues to recover from the pandemic, employers are actively looking to fill hundreds of thousands of vacant positions in all sectors. As a result, over 800,000 job openings have been reported in Canada. In a press release government of Canada stated that "Our strong economic growth is now outpacing our ability to find and retain workers, making immigration more important than ever to fuel Canada's economy is our priority task."
To attract more foreign immigrants to fill job openings in Canada, the country doubled the number of applications for permanent residence decisions made in the first quarter of 2022 compared to the same time in 2021. "From January 1, 2022, to March 31, 2022, we made over 156,000 final decisions on permanent residence applications. As a result of these efforts, Canada welcomed over 113,000 new permanent residents in the next quarter of 2022," the release stated.
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